Synonyms of sticky


1. gluey, glutinous, gummy, mucilaginous, pasty, sticky, viscid, viscous, adhesive (vs. nonadhesive)

usage: having the sticky properties of an adhesive

2. sticky, wet (vs. dry)

usage: moist as with undried perspiration and with clothing sticking to the body; "felt sticky and chilly at the same time"

3. muggy, steamy, sticky, wet (vs. dry)

usage: hot or warm and humid; "muggy weather"; "the steamy tropics"; "sticky weather"

4. awkward, embarrassing, sticky, unenviable, difficult (vs. easy), hard

usage: hard to deal with; especially causing pain or embarrassment; "awkward (or embarrassing or difficult) moments in the discussion"; "an awkward pause followed his remark"; "a sticky question"; "in the unenviable position of resorting to an act he had planned to save for the climax of the campaign"

5. sticky, adhesive (vs. nonadhesive)

usage: covered with an adhesive material

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